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  • Posted: Nov 1, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Dalberg is committed to global development and innovation, and offers a variety of advisory services across the international development sector. Comprised of Dalberg Global Development Advisors, D. Capital & Dalberg Research, our platform provides high-level strategic, policy and investment advice to the leadership of key institutions, corporations and ...
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    Social Media Manager


    You are deeply passionate about all things social media and giving shape to new ideas, while also helping them take hold and inspire action. Well-versed in both business and cultural conversations, you are also familiar with the international development and social impact sectors and a voracious consumer of news media.

    In parallel, you have a proven track record of growing social media following and spearheading initiatives that lead to greater audience engagement and overall interest, in line with organizational social media strategies and goals. You are a global thinker and collaborator with a keen eye for design, excellent short- and long-form writing skills, able to comfortably switch between quick, punchy social media posts and longer, explanatory pieces.

    Sound judgment, commitment, persistence, and optimism define the way you approach your work, along with a deep curiosity about what makes ideas spread. You thrive in pilot mode, with an inherent desire to prototype and iterate until an effective solution is reached.


    Dalberg is searching for an experienced social media manager with a minimum of 5 years of social media experience. This person is a digitally-focused, creative problem solver who is able to work strategically across Dalberg’s social media platforms and deploy best-in-class content daily, while also being committed to long-term vision and growth metrics.

    This person will develop and manage Dalberg’s day-to-day social media presence, while also tracking analytics and emerging social media technology in order to suggest ways to optimize. Ideal candidates have experience managing social media for service-oriented organizations or brands, and can easily pivot between strategy and execution.

    A keen eye for social media writing and editing, strong design sensibility, and the ability to deftly manage all of the details in between are critical to the success and growth path for this social media-focused role.



    Social Media Experience

    • 5 years of social media management and content creation experience
    • Experience identifying, sourcing, writing, editing, and publishing nuanced, on-brand content across social media channels (e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram) for service-oriented organizations or brands
    • Experience regularly reporting on analytics across all social media channels and suggesting ways to optimize and grow
    • Community management experience (e.g. social media engagement and listening)
    • Demonstrated ability to grow social media following and create engaging, multi-format campaigns, with the ability to identify and reach relevant or new audiences in meaningful ways
    • Deep experience with social media scheduling (Hootsuite) and content management (Airtable) tools
    • Experience developing and managing partner- and client-ready social media toolkits
    • Experience developing and managing paid ad campaigns on social media platforms
    • Experience creating design briefs for social media assets (graphics, GIFs, video, Instagram or LinkedIn stories), selecting on-brand visual assets for social (e.g. from internal photo databases, Shuttersock, Unsplash) and managing in-house or external design resources
    • Experience with design tools such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva, or Figma preferred
    • Deep knowledge of social media trends and a thirst for emerging social media technology

    Communications Experience

    • Strong written and editorial skills across multiple formats, including impeccable English grammar and editing skills, and a sharp editorial eye
    • Familiarity with issues in the international development and social impact sectors
    • Demonstrates professionalism, sound judgement, and strong alignment with Dalberg’s mission
    • Experience and confidence interacting with senior stakeholders
    • Excellent project management skills and attention to detail, with the ability to work independently under tight deadlines

    Experience in the Social Impact and/or International Development Sector

    • Demonstrated passion for development-related issues, including economic development, public health, education, and environmental topics
    • Acute sensitivity to the evolving political and cultural environment of international public agencies and other complex organizations
    • Awareness of news cycles related to the development space


    • Experience in both startups and larger organizations, as well as agency and in-house roles
    • Experience living and working in different cultures (time spent in developing countries strongly preferred)
    • Multiple language skills (In addition to English mastery, French and/or Spanish proficiency also preferred)


    • Serve as the day-to-day lead for Dalberg’s social media channels, including sourcing input and content ideas for posts across multiple channels and then developing compelling, ready-to-publish on-brand copy
    • Support the development and refinement of Dalberg’s social media strategy in collaboration with senior Dalberg leaders
    • Manage social media-focused partnerships with key clients and organizations, including the coordination of social media campaigns and development of social media toolkits
    • Identify and develop visuals and graphics for social media posts in close collaboration with in-house and external graphic designers
    • Community management (e.g. engagement and social listening)
    • Analytics reporting as part of daily, weekly, and monthly workflow
    • Work in close collaboration with the global comms editorial team and a network of select contractors

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    Undergraduate Intern

    Job Description

    Dalberg has a global footprint with consultants that live and work around the world, creating a network of experience anchored by our offices in Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, and MENA. Dalberg combines ground-level insight with experience from top-tier professional services firms and leading academic institutions to create actionable solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.


    1. Full-time undergraduate student with expected graduation in 2022 or 2023
    2. Pursuing a degree in Economics, Business, International Relations, Science, Math, Engineering, or a related field
    3. Excellent academic record
    4. Leadership experience on- or off-campus
    5. Strong analytical abilities, both quantitative and qualitative
    6. Ability to present information in an insightful and structured manner, both written and oral
    7. Understanding of the political and cultural realities of international organizations or environments
    8. In addition, if you have skills or abilities in the following areas, please be sure to let us know in your application:
    9. Fluency in spoken and written languages other than English 
    10. Experience with financial analysis, excel, STATA
    11. In-depth knowledge on specific topics related to Dalberg’s work
    12. Demonstrated ability to innovate new programs, processes, ideas, or initiatives


    Undergraduate Interns will join Dalberg project teams supporting our clients to drive the creation of innovative and results-oriented solutions. Interns will work closely with members of a project team and take ownership of key aspects of project work, including leading research and analyses. Interns will be paired with junior staff members who will serve as the interns’ mentors for the duration of the internship. Each intern will also be assigned an advisor who is responsible for the intern’s professional development and growth during their internship. Interns will have regular training in consulting skills, communications, business development and specific content areas of interest.

    Examples of recent projects that Dalberg consultants have worked on include exploring impact investing opportunities in South Asia, designed innovative financing mechanisms for small holder farmers, created strategies for more environmentally friendly cities in Latin America and engaged major corporations on regional development issues.

    Dalberg is a platform for change. Our staff is empowered to start new programs, institute best practices, and develop traditions that will define the Dalberg experience for years to come. Innovation and entrepreneurship are not only valued at Dalberg; they are essential to our firm’s success. In addition to providing training, management-level advising, and mentoring, we empower our interns to learn by doing, engaging them as full members of project teams from day one.

    The Undergraduate Intern role is a 10-12-week program, beginning in June 2022 and ending prior to the start of the Fall academic term. The intern will have the opportunity to better understand what full-time employment with Dalberg is like.


    Our current opportunities are in Abu Dhabi, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg, Kigali, Lagos, Mumbai, Nairobi and New Delhi.

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